2019 European Championship (darts)

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2019 Unibet European Championship
Tournament information
Dates24–27 October 2019
VenueLokhalle
LocationGöttingen
Country Germany
Organisation(s)PDC
FormatLegs
Prize fund£500,000
Winners share£120,000
«2018 2020»

The 2019 Unibet European Championship will be the twelfth edition of the Professional Darts Corporation's European Championship tournament, which will see the top players from the thirteen European tour events compete against each other. The tournament will take place from 24–27 October 2019 at the Lokhalle in Göttingen, Germany.

James Wade is the defending champion, after beating Simon Whitlock 11–8 in the 2018 final.[1]

Prize money[edit]

The 2019 European Championship will have a total prize fund of £500,000, an increase of £100,000 from the last staging of the tournament.[2]

The following is the breakdown of the fund:

Position (no. of players) Prize Money
(Total: £500,000)
Winner (1) £120,000
Runner-Up (1) £60,000
Semi-finalists (2) £32,000
Quarter-finalists (4) £20,000
Last 16  (Second round) (8) £10,000
Last 32  (First round) (16) £6,000

Qualification[edit]

The 2019 tournament continues the new system in terms of qualification with the two previous editions: The top 32 players from the European Tour Order of Merit, which is solely based on prize money won in the thirteen European tour events during the season, qualifying for the tournament.

As with 2018's tournament, the draw will be done in a fixed bracket by their seeded order with the top qualifier playing the 32nd, the second playing the 31st and so on.

The following players qualified for the tournament:

Draw[edit]

First round (best of 11 legs)
24–25 October
Second round (best of 19 legs)
25–26 October
Quarter-finals (best of 19 legs)
27 October
Semi-finals (best of 21 legs)
27 October
Final (best of 21 legs)
27 October
               
1 Netherlands Michael van Gerwen
32 England Ross Smith
England
16 England Glen Durrant
17 England Ricky Evans
England
8 England Joe Cullen
25 England Mervyn King
England
England
9 England Rob Cross
24 England Darren Webster
5 England Dave Chisnall
28 Belgium Dimitri Van den Bergh
12 England James Wade
21 Wales Jonny Clayton
4 Northern Ireland Daryl Gurney
29 Republic of Ireland William O'Connor
13 England Adrian Lewis
20 Australia Simon Whitlock
2 England Ian White
31 England Michael Smith
England
England
15 England Keegan Brown
18 England Stephen Bunting
England
7 Scotland Peter Wright
26 Netherlands Jeffrey de Zwaan
10 England Jamie Hughes
23 Netherlands Jermaine Wattimena
6 Austria Mensur Suljović
27 Netherlands Vincent van der Voort
11 Poland Krzysztof Ratajski
22 England Chris Dobey
3 Wales Gerwyn Price
30 England Ted Evetts
England
14 England Nathan Aspinall
19 England Steve Beaton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allen, Dave. "Wonderful Wade's European Triumph". PDC. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
  2. ^ Allen, Dave. "Prize Money Soars Above £14m In 2019". PDC. Retrieved 15 January 2019.